DNR to host April 22 open house at Woodard Bay NRCA

Agency showcasing enhancements to environmental education and public access on Earth Day. OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is marking Earth Day with an open house to celebrate recent improvements to the Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area (NRCA).

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Scientists To Recommend Proposed Puget Sound Indicators Of Human Well-Being

Puget Sound Partnership’s Science Panel will meet April 23 in Tacoma.  This week’s Puget Sound Partnership Science Panel meeting will include a discussion on how to measure human wellbeing. Puget Sound Vital Sign indicators, which help track whether Puget Sound protection and restoration efforts are making a positive impact, include categories for measurements related to both a healthy human population and human quality of life.

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U.S. Forest Service to Hold Forest-Level Listening Sessions

Forest Service responds to desire for more Forest Plan Revision Listening Sessions. April 13, 2015, Olympia, WA – The Pacific Northwest (OR, WA) and Pacific Southwest (CA) Regions of the U.S. Forest Service are beginning a public conversation on the process for revising forest land management plans in the Northwest Forest Plan amendment area. The land management plans within the Northwest Forest Plan area guide how resources will be managed for 15 to 20 years. These plans are due for revision.

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